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Posted at 07:39 AM ET, 05/31/2012

Live updates: Chuck Brown’s memorial service (#chuckbrown)

A public memorial service for Chuck Brown featuring nearly four hours of prayer, song, speeches and music will be held on Thursday at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Watch it live here starting at at noon:

The “Godfather of Go-Go” died May 16 at the age of 75. Thursday’s memorial follows a series of candlelight vigils and a public viewing of Brown’s open casket earlier this week.

Thursday’s service is scheduled to begin at noon at the convention center, located at 801 Mount Vernon Place NW. The service will air on the District’s cable channel (Channel 16) and will be streamed live on

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